where homosexuality can get the death penalty
1979, the government has executed more than 4,000 people charged with
homosexual acts. A non-adult who engages in consensual sodomy is
subject to a punishment of 74 lashes.
the maximum punishment for homosexuality is execution, the government
tends to use other punishments - such as fines, prison sentences, and
whipping - unless it feels that homosexuals have challenged state
authority by engaging in social movements.
homosexual men, lashes are given for the first offence, with the
death penalty following the third offence. 100 lashes are given to
unmarried women who engage in homosexual acts.For lesbian women,
stoning and thousands of lashes are the penalty for the first
offence. Today, the issue has divided some religious communities. In
2006, Abraham Mayom Athiaan, a bishop in South Sudan, led a split
from the Episcopal Church of Sudan for what he regarded as a failure
by the church leadership to condemn homosexuality sufficiently
is still illegal in Yemen in accordance to the country's Shari'ah
legal system. Punishment ranges from flogging to death.
Shari'a law applies in Mauritania. The penal code states that, since
1983,any adult Muslim caught engaging in an 'unnatural act' with a
member of the same sex is punishable with the death sentence by
should get a ship together and cruise on over there, and
take to their bars! all of us!